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South Dakota Wheat: The Fusarium Head Blight Prediction System Is Active

South Dakota Wheat: The Fusarium Head Blight Prediction System Is Active

👤By Emmanuel Byamukama, Shaukat Ali, and Laura Edwards, South Dakota State University 🕔May 24, 2017

Winter wheat is starting to head. It is important to monitor weather conditions from when wheat is heading until flowering to decide the need for fungicide application to manage Fusarium head blight (FHB). Wheat is most susceptible to FHB around

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Ohio Wheat: Scab Risk Remains Low, Don’t Forget About Foliar Diseases

Ohio Wheat: Scab Risk Remains Low, Don’t Forget About Foliar Diseases

👤By Pierce Paul and Jorge David Salgado, Ohio State University 🕔May 23, 2017

Wheat is now flowering in parts of northern Ohio and will continue to flower over the next weeks of so. According to the FHB forecasting system, the risk for scab is low in central and northern Ohio for fields flowering

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Virginia Wheat: Risk of Fusarium Head Blight Infections Is Very High

Virginia Wheat: Risk of Fusarium Head Blight Infections Is Very High

👤By Hillary Mehl, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔May 3, 2017

Following last week’s rain, the risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB or scab) infections has increased, and the risk is very high even for moderately resistant varieties in certain portions of the state (see FHB Risk Map). Much of the

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Indiana Wheat: Managing Fusarium Head Blight (Scab)

Indiana Wheat: Managing Fusarium Head Blight (Scab)

👤By Kiersten Wise, Purdue University 🕔Apr 27, 2017

Wheat growth stages vary greatly across the state, but as wheat is flowering in southern Indiana, or approaching flowering, it is important to consider the risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB), or scab, development. The fungus that causes FHB, Fusarium

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Kentucky Wheat: Spraying for Fusarium Head Blight – How Late is Too Late?

Kentucky Wheat: Spraying for Fusarium Head Blight – How Late is Too Late?

👤By Carl Bradley, University of Kentucky 🕔Apr 26, 2017

Much of the wheat crop in Kentucky has headed out and is flowering.  Stripe rust is now present in many Kentucky counties on susceptible varieties, and according to the Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Center, the current risk of Fusarium head

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Louisiana Wheat: Acreage Affected by Diseases, Weather

Louisiana Wheat: Acreage Affected by Diseases, Weather

👤By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Poor prices, weather and diseases have caused Louisiana wheat production to drop to 16,000 acres, LSU AgCenter experts said at a field day held April 19 at the Macon Ridge Research Station. Statewide wheat acreage was about 150,000 just three

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Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Application for Protection Against Scab

Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Application for Protection Against Scab

👤By Carl Bradley, University of Kentucky 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Just like the porridge in the “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” story, there is a “just right” timing for when to apply a fungicide for protection against Fusarium head blight (a.k.a. scab) of wheat. That “just right” timing is the

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Virginia Wheat: Time to Make Fungicide Decisions for Head Scab

Virginia Wheat: Time to Make Fungicide Decisions for Head Scab

👤By Hillary Mehl, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Wheat is beginning to flower throughout Virginia, so it is time to make decisions about fungicide applications for both Fusarium head blight (FHB, also known as scab) and to protect the flag leaf as the grains begin to form. Currently,

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Delaware Wheat: Time to Sign Up for Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Updates

Delaware Wheat: Time to Sign Up for Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Updates

👤By Nathan Kleczewski, University of Delaware 🕔Apr 19, 2017

Now is the time to ensure that you are signed up for alerts from the Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Center, and you should be checking the map every 2-3 days as plants approach flowering to determine your potential need to

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Virginia Wheat: Time to Start Thinking About Scab Fungicides

Virginia Wheat: Time to Start Thinking About Scab Fungicides

👤By Hillary Mehl, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Apr 12, 2017

Though it is still a little early to be making scab fungicide applications, it is time to start thinking about if and when to apply a fungicide to the wheat crop. Wheat in parts of Virginia is starting to head,

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